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Perl modules for flat file databases

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Contributed by Anonymous Monk on Jun 07, 2000 at 04:57 UTC
Q&A  > database programming


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I need a module that can create add edit, delete, and retrieve data. It doesn't need to use a password file or field information just place it in the file using a delimiter. I had one before that I created but it took serveral month to create and debug because of how complex it was and I don't really want to go through that again.

Answer: Perl modules for flat file databases
contributed by malloc

I have glanced at the sprite module, but i think something more robust would be VERY useful! Which is why I recently started SQLshell (sqlshell.sourceforge.net). I want a near full SQL engine on the command line that intelligently parses different kinds of flat files, joining them, whatever. Basically turning your whole FS into a RDBMS. Please let me know if you have any suggestions, as i am still in the design phase. -malloc (Dan Kelemen, perl leper)

Answer: Does anyone have or know of a Perl Module for flat file databases
contributed by neshura

Try DBD::CSV

Answer: Does anyone have or know of a Perl Module for flat file databases
contributed by Anonymous Monk

Try Sprite.pm, which allows you to use SQL syntax against delimited text files.

Answer: Does anyone have or know of a Perl Module for flat file databases
contributed by merlyn

And don't forget CPAN: DBD::RAM.

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